Dr. Rustam DeVitre’s expertise in dentistry spans many subjects, giving him the unique ability to masterfully treat the most complex oral rehabilitation cases. He is a prosthodontist who is known for his capacity to manage temporomandibular joint disease as well as for his passion for implant dentistry. His background is centered around esthetics, as he has a meticulous eye for detail and understands what is cosmetically appealing. Dr. DeVitre has conducted research in cementation, dental ceramics, and computer-aided design in dentistry—his work has been published in the Journal of Prosthodontic Dentistry. Currently, he has a patent pending on an implant drill and has traveled internationally on faculty with the International Academy of Dental Implantology to China, Korea, and Mexico.
In 1973, Dr. DeVitre graduated from Government Dental College, in Bombay, India, where he also completed Orthodontics MDS1. He then attended the Postgraduate Program in Prosthodontics at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine from 1974-1976 and received his Certificate of Prosthodontics in 1976. In 1977, he joined Tufts’ predoctoral class and obtained his DMD degree.
From 1976-1984, Dr. DeVitre taught in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at Tufts as an Assistant Professor while simultaneously working in the faculty practice. Dr. DeVitre then opened his prosthodontic practice in Boston, where he continues to practice. He is a member of the Academy of Dental Science, American College of Prosthodontics, the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, and Northeast Craniomandibular Society (Past President), and is well known and highly respected in Boston’s dental community. He is a very proud alumnus of Tufts Dental School, volunteering his time to be on their Board of Directors.
Outside of the dental world, Dr. DeVitre enjoys supporting entrepreneurship in the local community. His pastimes also include sharing his love of kiting, boating, and travel with his wife, two children, two grandchildren, and hundreds of extended family members.